Join us on Monday, July 19, 2021 and Make a Difference in the Life of a Child

Christmas in July is our only fundraiser of the year and your participation makes sure that thousands of children are touched by the love of Jesus through our organization. $0.93 of each dollar raised supports our programming from tutoring to summer bible camps to Christmas gifts and more.

We will hold the event at the Packard Proving Grounds in Shelby Township on July 19th with a VIP reception starting at 6:00 pm and General Admission opening at 7:00 pm. Tickets are limited and can be purchased below.

Join us for a fun evening that includes:

Dinner | Drinks | Auction | Wine Pull | Entertainment | And More

Have questions? Check out our FAQ or email

Ways to Support Gifts For All God’s Children

Join us at the Packard Proving Grounds Historic Site

The Packard Proving Grounds historic site is located at 49965 Van Dyke Avenue in Shelby Township.

This lovely 17-acre historic site is on the National Registry of Historic Places and features vintage 1928 buildings designed by Albert Kahn for the Packard Motor Car Company.

Don’t miss this opportunity to see this great facility while making a difference in the lives of children in our area.


Thank you to our sponsors!


Thank you to our Auction Donors

  • Achatz Pie Company
  • Adriana Trigiani
  • Auto Zone
  • Berroco Yarn
  • Bonefish Grill
  • Bryan Anthony Jewelry
  • ByyourBed
  • Carmine’s Kitchen
  • Clothworks
  • Connecting Threads
  • Cost Plus Wine Shop
  • Costco
  • Debbie Anderson
  • Debbie Macomber
  • Dillman & Upton
  • Doris Robbins
  • Dripping Spring Distilling
  • El Charro’s Restaurant
  • Fat Quarters
  • First Watch
  • Frankenmuth River Tours
  • Grand Traverse Pie Company
  • Hey Grill Hey
  • Honey Baked Ham
  • Indianwood Golf and Country Club
  • Jerry and Patti Jacques
  • Jersey Mike’s
  • Jim and Candice Schwark
  • Judy Drompp
  • Karen McClelland
  • Kathy Buckingham
  • Kendra Scott Jewelry
  • Laura Reynolds
  • Lifeboost Coffee
  • Lisa Wingate
  • LovePop
  • Lowe’s
  • Maple Cove Bed & Breakfast
  • Marie Schwartz
  • Marsha Bauer
  • Meadowbrook
  • Meijer
  • Michigan Awesome
  • Mike Lawson, Author
  • Morris Kitchen
  • Myron Lick
  • Nino’s
  • No Bake Cookie
  • Onyx
  • Opera House
  • O’Reilly Auto
  • Park West Gallery
  • Pet Smart
  • Proverbs 31
  • Quilt Mania
  • Raeann Kusch
  • Root 23
  • Royal Park Hotel
  • Season’s 52
  • Sherwin Williams
  • Sophia Ziehm
  • Sycamore Hills Golf Club
  • Telly’s Greenhouse
  • The King Family
  • Trendsetter Yarn
  • Webs Yarn Store
  • Whiskey Factory
  • Yardhouse

Frequently Asked Questions

Where does the money raised from this event go?

Gifts For All God’s Children is proud to give $.93 of every dollar raised directly into programming expenses. This supports our tutoring programs, our Christmas Outreach, our summer bible camps and more. You can be confident that your support and donations will make an impact on youth in our area. If you are interested in learning more, be sure to check out our 2020 impact numbers here.

What are the COVID requirements for the event?

The Packard Proving Grounds is following CDC and guidelines from the Michigan Department of Health.

How will this year's event be different than the past?

We are focused on having a great event and this venue offers us a lot of options for socializing and connecting with each other. If you aren’t comfortable yet with being in person or will be out of town, we understand and want you to be able to participate too. That’s why we have a virtual option again this year. Our live-streamed video will provide you with updates about Gifts For All God’s Children and some highlights from the past 18 months. 

Will the auction be online?

Yes. The auction will be online, but we will also have some select items only available to our in-person attendees. We encourage you to bid high, bid often and make a difference in the life of a child. The auction will open by July 12, 2021 and will close at the end of the event on July 19, 2021.

What is the VIP ticket?

This is new for 2021 and we are excited to offer a VIP ticket level that will provide those attendees with recognition on their name badge, early access to the event, premium seating, appetizers and an optional tour of the museum. VIP tickets are $125 each.

What time is the event?

The VIP event starts at 6:00 pm and general admission opens at 7:00 pm. The program will begin around 8:15 pm and the event will run until around 9:00 pm. 

Will Santa be there?

Yes! Santa is coming to town for Christmas in July!

Do I have to buy a hospitality box to join online?

No. You can attend the virtual event at no cost to you. The hospitality box is optional.